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Bosch WAB28161GB

£159.99
Bosch WAB28161GB
85
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
70
Features
Good Features
74
Popularity
Widely Available
98
Value for Money
Excellent
78
Age
2 Years Old
96
Running Costs
£390 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An extremely economical to run and bargain price 6kg capacity washing machine, with a good spec.
6kg 59dB 1,400 RPM A Sep 2016 A+++
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Bosch WAB28161GB Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Bosch WAB28161GB we calculated that there is a 56% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Bosch WAB28161GB number 15 in small washing machines and number 66 across all washing machines.

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Brand Rating
70
Features
75
Popularity
98
Value for Money
78
Age
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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 85?

Bosch is an excellent washing machine brand.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better washing machines are available. View the latest washing machines 2018.
This washing machine has running costs of £390 over 10 years, which puts it in the cheapest 4% of all 2,024 washing machines that we have compared it to. View all energy saving washing machines.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a foam control system
Smaller than average drum capacity
Louder than average noise level

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each washing machine by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the washing machine is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec washing machines come to market, the older washing machines will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Has a foam control system
Average maximum spin speed
Washing class rating of A
Smaller than average drum capacity
Louder than average noise level
Smaller than average drum volume
Smaller Than Average Drum Capacity

Washing machines have drum capacities of between 1.5kg and 18kg, and the average drum capacity is 7.8kg. The WAB28161GB's drum capacity of only 6kg is smaller than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the smallest 10% of all washing machines when ordered by this feature.

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The WAB28161GB's maximum spin speed of 1,400 RPM is fairly standard compared to most other washing machines. It is faster than 50% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Louder Than Average Noise Level

Washing machines have noise levels of between 39dB and 86dB, and the average noise level is 58dB. The noise level of the WAB28161GB of 59dB is louder than average when compared to most other washing machines. It is in the loudest 30% of all washing machines when ranked by this feature.

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Washing Class Rating of A
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This washing machine has a washing class of A, which is the most commonly found washing class on washing machines.

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Has a Foam Control System

The WAB28161GB has a foam control system, which is unusual. 74% of washing machines do not have a foam control system.

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Smaller Than Average Drum Volume

The drum volumes of washing machines range from 19L to 150L, and the average drum volume is 58L. The drum volume of the Bosch WAB28161GB of only 42L is in the smallest 12% of all washing machines when sorted by this feature.

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Popularity

Popularity

The Bosch WAB28161GB has been listed on Kagoo since March 2018 and is currently ranked number 66 out of 861 washing machines.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Release Date

This Bosch washing machine has been on the market since September 2016.

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July to September is the most common period for new Bosch washing machines to be released in. In 2017 most new Bosch washing machines were released in September, with 22 new Bosch washing machines released that month. In July 2016 76 new Bosch washing machines were released making it the biggest month that year for new Bosch washing machine releases. The biggest month in 2015 for new Bosch washing machine releases was March, with 27 new Bosch washing machines released that month.

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Bosch washing machines tend to depreciate faster than most washing machines. Most washing machines drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. New Bosch washing machines drop in price by an average of 6% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £23 on a typical £411 new Bosch washing machine by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 10 year running cost of the WAB28161GB is £390, which makes it one of the most economic to run washing machines.

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Total running cost over 10 years £392.89
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Energy Rating
1.8T
Running this washing machine over 10 years will generate 1.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 46 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Bosch WAB28161GB. However we have checked the rating of all Bosch washing machines and the average score is 83.9%.

Bosch WAB28161GB Specification

Key Features
Drum Capacity
Noise Level
Maximum Spin Speed
Performance
Washing Class
Adjustable Temperature
Foam Control System
Spin-Drying Class
Spin Noise Level
Maximum Delay Start
Washing Programs
Pre-Wash Program
Mix Washing Program
Easy Care Washing Program
Cotton Washing Program
Design
Drum Volume
Colour
Case Design
Door Hinge
Control Type
Display Type
Tub Material
Drum Material
Ergonomics
Adjustable Feet
Power
Annual Energy Consumption (Washing)
Energy Consumption Per Cycle
Energy Efficiency Class
Connected Load
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Gross Weight
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Depth (With Door Open)
Other Features
Maximum Capacity
Fuzzy Logic Controls
Number of Programs

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bosch boswshwab28161gbw, wab28161gb wab28161gb, warranty wab28161gb, wab28161gb 1400rpm, bosch wab28161gbwh, bosch b241473b, bosch 1400rpm, bosch mx3rv, r0010236, b13412

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00748354457063, 04242002805405

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